CBC: Loraine Lee Rescinded From Mental Health Review Board And Passenger Transportation Safety Board Has repeatedly Lied About Her Qualifications. CKNW And Channel 21 Not Reporting On This.

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CBC: Loraine Lee Rescinded From Mental Health Review Board And Passenger Transportation Safety Board Has repeatedly Lied About Her Qualifications. CKNW And Channel 21 Not Reporting On This.

www.cknw.ca and Channel 21 are not carrying this story for some reason:

Ex-executive at B.C.'s car sales regulator removed from 2 provincial boards for posing as a lawyer

Loraine Lee's appointments rescinded at the Passenger Transportation Board and the Mental Health Review Board

Bethany Lindsay · CBC News · Posted: Dec 06, 2021 5:19 PM PT | Last Updated: 6 hours ago

Loraine Lee, formerly the chief operating officer and deputy registrar of B.C.'s Vehicle Sales Authority, repeatedly misrepresented herself as a lawyer. (Mike Blake/Reuters)

A former top official at B.C.'s regulator for car sales has been removed from her positions on two provincial boards after a judge ruled she had misrepresented herself as a lawyer for years.

Loraine Lee, formerly the chief operating officer for the Vehicle Sales Authority (VSA), no longer sits on the Mental Health Review Board or the Passenger Transportation Board, B.C.'s Ministry of the Attorney General confirmed Monday.

"By misrepresenting herself as a practising lawyer and member of the Law Society of British Columbia, her actions risk harming the public's confidence in these boards. As such, the ministry made the decision to rescind her appointments," a ministry spokesperson wrote in an email to CBC News.

In October, a B.C. Supreme Court justice handed down an order permanently prohibiting Lee from acting as a lawyer, giving legal advice or characterizing herself as qualified to practise law.

Head of B.C.'s car sales regulator admits he wrongly believed his deputy was a practising lawyer (Greg: Why is it these highly paid by taxpayers BC govt mandarins not able to vet a resume?
https://groups.google.com/g/van.general/c/esZvmu4o0AM we recently had the case of the phony nurse at BC Women's Hospital Brigitte Cleroux, 49. How hard is it to check and vet a resume? I once saw a stupid immigrant named Michael Yardley unable to hold a regular time clock job online claiming to be a real estate agent that seemed ludicrous so I contacted the real estate board and they confirmed he was not a realtor. These govt workers allowing these fakes to have employment takes employment away from others who are better qualified are they incompetent/ bribed/sexual favours? They should be named and sanctioned yes perhaps even fired.)

The order came in response to a petition from the Law Society of B.C., which stated that Lee had presented herself repeatedly as a lawyer during her time at the VSA and in her roles on the two boards.

According to the law society, Lee was a member of the bar for about seven months beginning in June of 1987.

Loraine Lee left her role with B.C.'s Vehicle Sales Authority in July. (Kirby Brame/snapd Victoria)
The VSA oversees the sale of cars and trucks for personal use in B.C., licensing dealerships and salespeople, handling complaints and issuing penalties to dealers who break the law.

2 top executives out at B.C. car sales regulator following allegations by law society
The law society's petition stems from information provided by a member of the public who began looking into the agency's leadership after becoming concerned about how it dealt with his complaint against a car dealer who is also a member of the VSA board.(Greg: Way to go member of the public you made your beef someone elses beef and the job got done. Way to go! Hope the original complaint was rectified.)

Lee left her role with the VSA in July, about two months after the petition was filed, as did former president and CEO Stephen Simms.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/woman-posing-as-lawyer-removed-from-boards-1.6275897

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/top-executives-bc-car-sales-regulator-out-1.6115646 there was a July story on this as well which the local co-opted media didn't report on.

https://www.mvsabc.com/Industry-Landing/info-centre/communications/2020-09-30-bulletin Stephen Simms tenure only lasted less than a year he worked at Walmart for a decade running the optical operations in Western Canada he used to be CEO of Fraserway before taking this latest brief period of employment.

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012107655081 his FB page is pretty dead he is defenitly into his female friends.

President & CEO at Executive Leadership
December 4, 2018 to present (Greg: You suck at it you can't even vet and hire proper subordinates. Your last position you were forced out in less than a year.)

Studied at Harvard Business School Executive Education

Lives in Delta, British Columbia

From St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

https://ca.linkedin.com/in/stephen-simms-39150516 he is the
President & Chief Executive Officer
Blue Wave Financial Inc.
Jan 2017 - Present 5 years (Greg: LOL he can only have been there 4 years Jan 2017- Dec. 2021 is 4 years can't do basic math or vet a resume and he moves around employment fast since he reached the 10 year Wal Mart time to make a decision on this economic unit stage and moved on. Lasted less than 2 years at Fraserway.)

https://ca.linkedin.com/company/blue-wave-financial-inc?trk=public_profile_experience-item_profile-section-card_subtitle-click looks lame if not sketchy. It says they have 50-100 employees yet below it shows the company hq to be a residential house.

Blue wave financial services
Financial consultant in Surrey, British Columbia
Service options: No online appointments · On-site services not available
Address: 11088 162a St, Surrey, BC V4N 4S8
Hours:
Open 24 hours
Health and safety: Appointment required · Mask required · Staff wear masks · Staff get temperature checks · Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits · More details
Phone: (778) 892-5725

https://canada247.info/explore/british_columbia/metro_vancouver/surrey/guildford/blue-wave-financial-services-778-892-5725.html

https://stars.ca/leadership-and-governance/leadership/stephen-simms/

This charity only raises $100k a year.
https://stars.ca/how-we-are-funded/

https://www.arounddeal.com/profile/stephen-simms/l5hduzwwjq/

https://contactout.com/Stephen-Simms-32930433

https://huntscanlon.com/pfm-executive-search-lands-ceo-for-fraserway-rv/

https://rocketreach.co/stephen-simms-email_24395253

https://rvbusiness.com/b-c-based-adventurer-group-is-marking-50th-year/

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada he lasted 19 months but still appears on their website over 3 years later.

https://www.redfin.ca/bc/surrey/11088-162a-St-V4N-4S8/home/155027101 He lists various places his residence as being Delta but he seems to live in Guildford lying comes easy to some ppl.

https://opengovca.com/surrey-property/018-660-002 Don't know why he is embarressed the place is assessed at $1.2 million which is decent.

I was once involuntary commited to SMH psychiatric for a week when Hurricane Katrina was happening the food and juice was decent there was two colour tvs and the prescriptions they gave me were an improvement but the fact that a chronic liar like Lorraine Lee was allowed to sit on the Mental Health Review Board really gets under my skin. How much was she paid for that and the Passenger Board appointments? Who was passed over so that she could have these appointments?

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